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Eczema Expo ’19 Local Guide

Eczema Expo is being held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch. The 27-acre resort features a water playground with 10 pools and a 3-story waterslide, a top-rated golf course, and nightly entertainment. You’ll find dining options on site as well as just a few blocks away at Gainey Village.

We’ve assembled a local guide to make your stay more enjoyable. Don’t miss our Locals’ Lists, which are curated recommendations from NEA’s Scottsdale friends, and have a look at Time Out’s Scottsdale Guide.

Did we miss one of your favorite haunts? Email expo@nationaleczema.org with your suggestions.

Dining

Coffee!

  • Canyon Market
    In hotel
    Grab an espresso drink and quick bite to eat. Open 24 hours daily.
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
    .4 mi
    8877 N Scottsdale Blvd #408, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Breakfast

  • Canyon Market
    In hotel
    Grab an espresso drink and quick bite to eat. Open 24 hours daily.
  • Hash Kitchen
    .4 mi
    8777 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
  • Noci Cafe
    1 mi
    9619 N Hayden Rd Ste 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
  • Butterfield’s Pancake House
    1.8 mi
    7388 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Healthful options

  • Canyon Market
    In hotel
    Grab an espresso drink, fresh-squeezed juice, or ready-to-eat snack or meal. Open 24 hours daily.
  • Grassroots Kitchen & Tap
    .4 mi
    8120 N. Hayden Ste. E-100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
  • D’Lite Healthy on the Go
    1.1 mi
    7337 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • Koi Poke
    .6 mi
    8977 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 500, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Allergy-friendly options

This list has been compiled using advice found on Scottsdale Moms Blog.

Traditional options

Upscale options

Sweets and treats

  • Luna Gelateria
    .6 mi
    8977 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 504, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Bars + Nightlife

We defer entirely to Tripadvisor’s traveler-sourced nightlife recommendations.

Shopping

Essentials

  • CVS
    1.2 mi
    10653 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Avrio Pharmacy
    1.9 mi
    9015 E Pima Center Pkwy Ste 3, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
    .7 mi
    8787 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Indulgences

Recreation

Sightseeing

  • Old Town Scottsdale
    7.3 mi
    The Hyatt Regency has free shuttles to and from Old Town, and will extend shuttle hours for Expo attendees until 10PM on Friday, July 19.
  • Taliesin West
    8 mi
    12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
  • Frank Lloyd Wright spire
    5.4 mi
    Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd At Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Heard Museum
    18.4 mi
    2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Musical Instrument Museum
    13.9 mi 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050

Fitness

  • Access to the Hyatt Regency’s 24-hour fitness center is included with your stay in the Expo guest room block
  • Access to the Hyatt Regency’s lap pools is included with your stay in the Expo guest room block
  • Access to the Hyatt Regency’s fleet of cruiser bikes is included in your stay in the Expo guest room block. Be sure to bike early in the morning before the weather warms up!
  • Gainey Village Health Club and Spa
    .1 mi
    7477 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

All-ages fun

  • Topgolf
    3 mi
    9500 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
  • OdySea Aquarium 
    3 mi
    9500 E Via De Ventura Ste A-100, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
    All Expo Camp Junior and Senior Warriors are invited to join our Saturday afternoon outing to OdySea.
  • McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
    2.7 mi
    7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250
  • Glow Putt Mini Golf
    4.1 mi
    9160 E Shea Blvd Ste 110, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Health Care

Locals’ List

Cindy Salm Bauer, Expo presenter. Professor of Clinical Dermatology, UCSF Department of Dermatology. Specializes in itch and complex skin disorders.

Eats

  • Creamistry (a lot of dairy-free, coconut-based options – near Scottsdale Quarter)
    4.5 mi
    15345 N Scottsdale Rd K-130, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Flo’s New Asian Cuisine
    5.7 mi
    16495 N Scottsdale Rd #5B2, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Shake Shack
    4.7 mi
    15030 North Scottsdale Road #180g1a, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    5.0 mi
    7014 E Camelback Rd b116, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  • Zin Burger
    4.5 mi
    15257 N Scottsdale Rd F150, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • First Watch
    3.9 mi
    13802 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 171, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    5.3 mi
    @The Promenade, 16455 N Scottsdale Rd #107, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Maggiono’s
    5.3 mi
    @The Promenade, 16405 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • Barro’s Pizza (great for pick up)
    3.2 mi
    8940 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Attractions:

  • McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
    2.7 mi
    7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250
  • Scottsdale Quarter Splash Pad, iPic Theatre, and Shopping
    4.5 mi
    15059 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 205, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • OdySea in the Desert (OydSea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs and more)
    3 mi
    9500 E Via De Ventura Ste A-100, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Janet Iurilli, Registered Dietician, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Eats

Sam Casselman, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, program director of Severe Eczema Clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Restaurants

  • Flower child is a good vegetarian, vegan option
  • OHSO brewery has fun outdoor areas
  • The Children’s Museum is indoors and has a café
  • The Odyssey Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland and Maze are at a plaza in Scottsdale that shares an outdoor area that hosts concerts on the weekend and has several restaurants.
  • Desert Ridge has a splash pad in the middle of the food court area.

Area attractions

  • Sedona is beautiful. There is a zoo called Out of Africa which is close by.
  • Williams, AZ has a zoo called Bearizona which has a drive-thru area with bears and wildlife.
  • Fun indoor playgrounds include Makutu’s Island, Uptown Jungle Fun Park and Skyzone.
  • Scottsdale Fashion Park is our nicest mall.